Robert is an International Event Rider who also regulary competes in British Dressage and British Show Jumping, he is currently based in Upleadon village, Gloucestershire where he has of number of horses in all disciplines.

Robert started riding at the age of eight, immediately developing a connection with horses and a passion for riding competitively. After dominating a vast range of local riding club and pony club competitions Robert progressed to Eventing, in which he instantly found his favoured event.

From 2009 to 2013 Robert was located at Hartpury College, Gloucestershire, where he studied Equine, and was propelled into the centre of British Eventing. A highlight of this time was being placed 7th in the Dubarry Burghley Young Event Horse Championship in September 2012. In 2013 Robert and Toucano rode in their first CIC* as a pair at Hartpury International Horse Trials, achieving a promising place of 25th. Undoubtably these valuable years spent at Hartpury enabled Robert to be the rider that he is today.  

Robert enjoys both bringing on young horses and working with more experienced rides. He has an undeniable deep connection with all his rides, and is constantly reaching to further his career, aspiring to become one of Britain’s top event riders.

Welcome to Team Smart Robert, we’re delighted to have you on board!